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Podcast: How To Be Smart About Your Music Education

There’s one element that’s universally disliked about receiving advanced degrees in music: the cost. Cellist Karen Poleshuck offers reflections on what she might have done differently in getting to be one of the most accomplished cello teachers in New York.

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Karen Poleshuck Jan 28, 2022 Podcasts
Podcast: What Do Parents Wish Music Teachers Knew? And Vice Versa!

What’s the best way to navigate the relationship between teacher and parent? Stacy Smith has a unique perspective on this question as both a mother of 5 musicians and a violin teacher herself. What do parents wish teachers knew, and what do teachers with parents knew? Stacy’s here to tell us.

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Stacy Smith Jan 12, 2022 Inspiration
18 Ways to Celebrate Your Music Student Milestones

Why wait until a holiday to “turn on the party?” We music teachers can find many reasons and ways to celebrate student milestones. Here are 18 reasons to celebrate and 18 ways to celebrate.

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Robin Steinweg Jan 11, 2022 Inspiration
Podcast: How music teachers can avoid professional burnout

As a music teacher, you’re giving so much of yourself all the time. Working with students and parents and schedules and billing can be stressful and uncomfortable even at the best of times. But on top of that, a music teacher is working to promote expression and artistic creation and self-discovery. It can be exhausting! Join Mage Lockwood as she shares her tips for setting boundaries and self care.

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Mage Lockwood Dec 17, 2021 Inspiration
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a teacher to try music studio management software!

Between now and December 31st, Duet is offering teachers the chance to join our music teacher community for 22% off their 2022 subscription.

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duet Dec 10, 2021 Studio Management